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October 11, 2003 - 4:33pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Zanesville High School wasn’t the only place Octoberfest activities were taking place. The village of Dresden celebrated for the second year in a row. Cobblestone Gallery owner Glenn Newman suggested the idea last year, and the Dresden Village Association backed him up. Now, they plan on making it an annual event. They believe they add some authenticity to Octoberfest because Tricia Kidd, Dresden Village Association director, said Dresden, Ohio is named after Dresden, Germany. There was...
October 11, 2003 - 1:12pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Just like the old saying: practice makes perfect. Local law enforcement officials were busy Saturday honing in on specific skills. As part of a multi-county training session, sheriff’s deputies from Muskingum, Guernsey, and Belmont Counties and members of the Zanesville Police Department’s Special Tactical Team combined efforts to learn what to do in certain situation…and how to work with one another. Approximately 50 officers took part in the training event, which included a K-9 lesson,...
October 11, 2003 - 1:11pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Blue Devil Pride oozed blue and white Saturday afternoon during the 27th Annual Zanesville Octoberfest. Held at the high school, the event ended with the football game. Before the excitement though was plenty of food, fun and smiles...as the Zanesville City School System celebrated what makes the district so wonderful: the students. Evident though a variety of activities, students of all ages and their parents enjoyed the day. Zanesville Athletic Director David Bell says the day raises...
October 11, 2003 - 1:10pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Beauty is best appreciated with age...that goes for both buildings and wine. With that in mind, the Old Cambridge Conservation Association has the right idea: in restoring the aged Gross Mansion with a wine tasking fundraiser. The now vacant mansion once housed the Cambridge area YMCA. However the OCCA envisions the structure having many wonderful years serving the community as a center.
October 11, 2003 - 7:58am
4 years 44 weeks ago
Two missing juveniles have been found...that’s according to Perry County Sheriff William Barker. The two teens, 17-year-old Jeremy Borden and 16-year-old Reese Hooper, Jr. escaped from the Perry Multi County Juvenile Detention Facility on Wednesday afternoon. According to Barker, the sheriff’s department received word late Friday night that the teens were in the custody of the Marion Police Department. They are currently being held in the Marion Juvenile Detention Center. Barker also said...
October 11, 2003 - 7:57am
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident in Noble County in which one male was life-lighted. According to troopers, the accident occurred Friday night just before 8:00 on State Route 574. 25-year-old Danny Quinn of Sistersville was traveling northbound on 574 when his car went off the right side of the road and struck a guardrail. His passenger, 18-year-old Matthew Morris of New Martinsville, West Virginia was ejected form the vehicle. He was life-lighted...
October 11, 2003 - 7:56am
4 years 44 weeks ago
Some good news for Cumberland residents in Guernsey County...your 911 services are back up and running. According to the Guernsey County Sheriff’s Department the service was temporarily offline Friday after someone cut the phone line carrying the life-saving service. 911 was back online at around 5:00 p.m. Friday.
October 11, 2003 - 7:55am
4 years 44 weeks ago
Upon early investigation is appears that an electrical problem caused a trailer fire Friday afternoon. The incident occurred at 640 Virginia Ridge Road in Harrison Township at around 2:30. According to Harrison Township Chief Matt Lutz, no one was injured. The Red Cross is assisting the family with food, clothing and lodgings for the time being.
October 10, 2003 - 3:37pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Penn Traffic Company plans to close 16 supermarkets in four states, including eight Ohio Big Bear stores. Big Bear stores in Zanesville and the rest of southeastern Ohio are not included on the shutdown list. The closures would mean the loss of about 1000 jobs. The Syracuse-based regional grocer must first get permission from the U-S bankruptcy court in White Plains, New York, which is overseeing the company’s second chapter 11 bankruptcy in five years. Company officials say the 16...
October 10, 2003 - 1:32pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The State Teachers Retirement System says it’s handed over travel and investment releated documents to the Ohio Ethics Commission. The retirement system in Columbus has been accused of lavish spending in tough times. System spokesman Laura Ecklar said today that the ethics commission asked for the copies and the system cooperated. She says she doesn’t know why the commission wanted the papers. Ethics commission head David Freel says he can’t talk about it because of state law. Several...
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